Ronald Robert Dixon, Sr., age 88, of McKeesport, died on Sunday, November 5, 2023. He was born in McKeesport on January 13, 1935 and is the son of the late Harvey E. Dixon, Sr. and Gertrude E. Lightner Dixon Roman. Ronald was employed as an auto mechanic for most of his career and later was a truck driver who delivered trailers to various states. Ronald was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting, and camping. He also loved to walk, especially around the neighborhoods of McKeesport and White Oak, and would frequently visit his friends at the Corner Donut Shop in McKeesport.
In addition to his parents, Ronald was preceded in death by his stepson, John Gallagher; and brothers, Harvey E. Dixon, Jr.; William Dixon; Lloyd Dixon; Clifford Dixon; and Roy Dixon.
A burial took place at St. Mary’s German Cemetery in McKeesport. Arrangements were handled by Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177).
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Originally published November 07, 2023.